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Why you should stop drinking soda

Oral Communication - Persuasive Speech

Kaitlyn Gehris

on 17 April 2017

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Transcript of Why you should stop drinking soda

Why you should stop drinking soda
Katie Gehris
Korin Martin
Melody Nordberg

What do you choose?
Counter Arguements
Negative Health Effects
Why are people willing to ignore the health risks of soda?
Enjoyment and Taste
of Americans
glasses of soda
per day
Promotion and Advertisement
Negative Health Effects
Soda is bad for you for several reasons
and can cause many health issues
No nutritional value
Weight gain/obesity
Sugar rush/crash
Dental health decline
Kidney damage
Rise in blood pressure
Liver Damage
Impaired digestive system
High caffeine content
Soda is bad for you for several reasons
and can cause many health issues
"Sodas used to be an occasional treat, but now they are part of the culture."
Michael Jacobsen, PhD
CSPI executive director
"If everything else in their diet is equal, a person who has a can of Coke a day adds an extra 14.5 pounds per year, just from the calories alone."
Dr. Christopher Ochner
Assistant Professor of Pediactrics and Adolescent Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine
Dental Effects
Sugar, phosphoric acid, and the staining effect
Phosphoric Acid
The Staining Effect
Katie Gehris, Korin Martin, Melody Nordberg
Caffeine Addiction
Side Effects of Caffeine
Jittery and shaky
Hard to fall asleep, stay asleep, get a good night's sleep
Faster heart beat
Raise in blood pressure
Caffeine Addiction
Withdrawal Symptoms
Severe Headaches
Muscle Aches
Temporary Feelings of Depression
Get Educated
Coffee 150 ml (5 oz) 60-150
Coffee, decaf 150 ml (5 oz) 2-5
Tea 150 ml (5 oz) 40-80
Hot Cocoa 150 ml (5 oz) 1-8
Chocolate Milk 225 ml 2-7
100 Grand Bar 1 bar (43 g) 11.2
Peanut Butter Cup 1 pk (51 g) 5.6
Kit Kat Bar 1 bar (46 g) 5
Raisinets 10 pieces (10 g) 2.5
Butterfinger Bar 1 bar (61 g) 2.4
Baby Ruth Bar 1 bar (60 g) 2.4
Chocolate Brownie 1.25 oz 8
Chocolate Chip Cookie 30 g 3-5
Chocolate Ice Cream 50 g 2-5
Milk Chocolate 1 oz 1-15
Mountain Dew 12 oz 55
Surge 12 oz 51
Diet Coca Cola 12 oz 45
Coca Cola 12 oz 64
Coca Cola Classic 12 oz 23
Dr. Pepper 12 oz 61
Mello Yellow 12 oz 35
Mr. Pibb 12 oz 27
Pepsi Cola 12 oz 43
7-Up 12 oz 0
Mug Root Beer 12 oz 0
Sprite 12 oz 0
Caffeine Content in Common Drinks and Foods
(University of Washington)
Item - Item size - Caffeine (mg)
Diet Soda
Caffeine Free
Buy in Bulk
Invest in Your Body!
1 Corinthians 2:16-17 and 10:31
Choose a glass of water!
In conclusion: Soda is bad for you...
Negative Health Effects such as weight gain, loss of tooth enamel, and addiction to caffeine

Not worth the risk!

Alternatives are readliy available
...Stop drinking soda
of the adults in the United States consume caffeine everyday
of people in the world
use caffeine
Carbonated water
Natural flavoring
High fructose corn syrup
Caramel coloring
Phosphoric acid
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